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2 Mass Eateries Named Best New Restaurants In Country
Bon Appétit magazine recently released its best new restaurants in the country, and out of the two dozen entries, Massachusetts snagged two spots on the list.
Rubato in Quincy and Moëca in Cambridge were recently listed in the foodie magazine's “24 Best New Restaurants of 2023.”
Michael Pagliarini and Pamela Ralston opened Moëca, an "elegant nose-to-tail seafood restaurant," last year at 1 Shepard St. in Cambridge, per the magazine. The menu changes often, Bon Appétit writes, but if you can snag a reservation, order the Cape Cod scallops, semolina gnocchi, smo…
This Western Mass Pizzeria Among Best For Regional Styles By New Report
Seven pizzerias have been recognized as the best in Massachusetts at specializing in specific regional styles, according to a new report by The Washington Post.
The eateries are included in a database compiled by the Post that lists the best pizzerias in each state specializing in Detroit, Neapolitan, New Haven, New York, Roman, Sicilian, and Tavern-style pizza.
According to the report, they are:
Best Detroit: Volo Craft Pizza, located in Swampscott at 152 Humphrey Street
Best Neapolitan: Ciao! Pizza & Pasta, located in Chelsea at 59 Williams Street
Best New Haven: Casa Pizzeria…
Sly Stallone Stops By Mass Seafood Market To Meet Local Celebrity
A Massachusetts seafood market that supplies three-star Michelin restaurants with fresh seafood was visited by a famed American actor and filmmaker.
The star of "Rocky" and "The Expendables," Sylvester Stallone, stopped by Nantucket Seafood, located at 56 Old South Road in Nantucket, and asked for the seafood market's owner, Ted Jennison, by name.
Jennison, who was not in the store during the visit, said he did not know how Stallone knew about him.
He said he guessed that the actor, who owns an estate in Palm Beach, learned about him from someone …
Clothing Chain To Close All Stores, Including 17 In Massachusetts, Laying Off Nearly 500
A clothing store with 46 locations across five states is selling off its inventory and closing all its locations.
EbLens, a retail store with a 70-year history, is liquidating its inventory and closing all its stores for the "benefit of creditors," according to Steven Victor, Executive Manager of Eblens ABC LLC.
The chain was created in New Britain, Connecticut in 1949 and now sells name-brand streetwear, footwear, and accessories.
EbLens currently employs close to 500 people across all its stores, including 17 in Connecticut and 17 in Massachusetts.
Zedd, Chris Young, Third Eye Blind Slated To Take Big E Stage This September
This year's Big E concert series is shaping up to be one for the books, featuring chart-topping performers from around the globe.
The Big E revealed several major acts who will be performing on The Big E Arena when the fair officially opens on September 15. They include German DJ Zedd, country music star Chris Young and pop punk band Third Eye Blind.
Zedd, known for hits like "Clarity," "The Middle," and "Stay," will be performing on September 29 while Third Eye Blind, known for their iconic anthem "Semi-Charmed Life," is booked for the 30.
Chris Young, who's racked up multiple…
‘Record-Breaking’ Fourth Show Added For Comedian Matt Rife's New England Leg Of World Tour
Tickets to see comedian Matt Rife on his first ever world tour are in such demand that a Connecticut venue is adding more shows to its lineup.
In a Facebook post Thursday, June 8, Mohegan Sun Area, located in Uncasville in New London County, announced it was adding a “record-breaking FOURTH show” for Rife’s “ProbleMATTic World Tour.”
The 27-year-old comic, who has amassed nearly 18 million followers on TikTok and Instagram, is now set to perform in Connecticut from Thursday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024.
Rife announced the tour Monday, June 5, in a TikTok video featuring fellow c…
Some Of The Best Lobster Rolls In The World Are In Massachusetts, Experts Say
Some of the world's best places to get lobster rolls are in Maine, but Massachusetts may be coming for the state's throne.
According to the food experts at TasteAtlas, Massachusetts has six of the 30 best places in the world to dig into the classic seafood sandwich.
They include Neptune Oyster (5), James Hook & Co (10), B&G Oysters (12), Row 34 (13), and Pauli's (27), which are all located in Boston.
Arnold’s Lobster & Clam Bar, which is in Eastham on Cape Cod, came in at number 30.
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